On Monday in Uttar Pradesh’s Hardoi district. At least three workers of the Indian Railways were run over by a speeding train Officials said. The families of the deceased accused the system of turning a blind eye to the safety of its staff.
Officials with Moradabad Division of Northern Railways (NR). Under whose jurisdiction the accident site falls.
Sources with the local administration. However, said four employees died in the accident. One of the bodies was badly mutilated and is yet to be identified.
Vivek Sharma, senior divisional commercial manager (DCM) of Moradabad division. Rajesh Kumar, Ram Swarup, and Kaushal Kumar are the names of the gangmen who died in the train accident,”
The incident happened at 12:05pm. Which runs between Kolkata and Amritsar, hit the gangmen doing schedule work on the railway track.
Sharma also said “Our team that comprises additional divisional railway manager (ADRM). Safety officer and other heads of the departments concerned have been rushed to the spot to gather further information,”.
The officer said “ Without taking the mandatory caution on the route. And why the train didn’t stop would be confirmed only after the inquiry is complete”.
A statement from the Northern Railway said “The three gangmen were reportedly drilling on the track without any prior block,”.
Repair or maintenance is for undertaking on tracks. Following taking permission for blocks or time from the concerned zone.
The locals have said that the train was at such a high speed. Some of the family members of the dead questioned the railways. And blamed it for its lethargic approach in ensuring the safety of its staff.
“It’s sheer negligence. How can they put the staffers to task without taking caution on the route? It’s an unpardonable offense. The railways seem to have turned a blind eye. Towards the safety of its staffers,” Sankata Prasad, the uncle of Ram Swarup, said.
After a speeding passenger train mowed down at least 61 people in Amritsar. And left many injured on October 19. When the crowd was watching an effigy of Ravan going up in flames during Dussehra celebrations.